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#1 Philip Pugh

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 03:57 AM

I've never mentioned this before on here because we haven't had any sunspots, until Thursday.

Although I'm more "famous" (LOL!!) for solar hydrogen alpha viewing, I find that drawing sunspots can be done on days where even white light photography is simply not possible. I use CorelDraw and expoet to JPG. I keep sunspot drawings on my website but also make them into animations:


#2 Mark Sibole

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 01:25 PM

Nicely done.
Thanks for sharing


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#3 Fish Cat Fish Dog

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 01:28 PM


Thanks for sharing.

#4 Optical Tube Assembly

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Posted 31 March 2008 - 01:58 PM

Go here to identify the spots you see:


Interesting you go from vector drawing in Corel to bitmap JPGs for your work...

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